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Common meteorites come from two debris fields: Study

Scientists are keen to find out where in the asteroid belt those collisions occurred, hoping to identify the asteroid family that spawns our most common meteorites. (File photo) The most common meteorites that fall to Earth — known as L chondrites — come from at least two different debris fields …

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EU's Vestager says not precluding Facebook case in future

FILE PHOTO: The entrance sign to Facebook headquarters is seen in Menlo Park, California, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Facebook is not currently in EU regulators’ crosshairs but it may well be in future because of the crucial role played by data, Europe’s antitrust …

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Macquarie backs drone map, electric-vehicle businesses

FILE PHOTO: A man operates a drone over olive trees in Nabatieh area, Lebanon October 25, 2018. REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi NEW YORK (Reuters) – Macquarie Group, the world’s largest manager of infrastructure assets, has seeded money in a map system for drones and an electric-vehicle sharing business, it said on …

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Uber agrees to pay VAT in Egypt: tax chief

CAIRO (Reuters) – Uber has agreed to pay value-added tax on its services in Egypt, Egyptian officials said on Monday, a move that may help resolve a long-simmering feud with traditional taxi drivers. A man walks near a banner of ride-sharing app Uber during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt, …

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